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Dec 29, 2012 7:00pm EST
to get the name of that again. host: next up is don on the washington redskins. -- "washington journal." caller: i've been on social security for several years now. it's my understanding that the amount of money that you pay in through the payroll tax affects the amount of social security that you receive and it looks to me like people are under the illusion that this 2% is a good deal but at the same time, why they're going to be shortening themselves when they retire. is that right? guest: so that's a good question. it actually isn't really right. so the payroll tax is basically being used as a vehicle to deliver the tax cuts to workers. the way the federal budget accounting works is that the money that is not going into the social security system via the reduced payroll tax, is being reimbursed from general revenue so the reduced -- the reduced payroll tax from the last few years will not affect benefits that you accrue for the future. host: mark of the american enterprise institute writes under the headline "make the middle class pay more." he says -- host: your thoughts about what
Dec 29, 2012 3:32pm EST
low enand middle income working families. i don't think anybody would dispute that it needs to expire, the question is whether that time is now or whether it should go on a little bit longer. that's a debate that we could have but i will point out it doesn't seem to be a part of the current debate and very likely it won't be. host: joseph rosenberg is with us for charitable giving. back to the phones. jack in allenson, michigan, on our line for independents. go ahead, jack. caller: i want to ask mr. rosenberg if he has ever heard of lincoln electric in cleveland, ohio. host: and why did he wanted to know that? caller: well, they wrote a book, james f. lincoln wrote a book, a new approach to industrial economics where they have no unions. everybody is responsible for their own work. they do peace work. everybody's responsible. everybody has a lifetime job. they get huge pieces of the pie. and ownership is -- the people, the workers, everybody owns the piece of the pie. host: what does this have to do with the fiscal cliff? caller: well, if more -- if more people -- if more industries w
Dec 30, 2012 4:35am EST
, to protect the citizens of the u.s. against further harm. you are on the tip of the spear. i don't vote for the diligent work you're doing and the improvements that continue to be put in in enhancing our ability to do so. i want to conclude the hearing by asking the panelists, if there should be for their questioning from your panel here today or others that were unable to participate, they may have written questions. we will keep the record open for 10 days in the event that there will be for the questions. i ask that you be responsive. i am a very grateful for your participation today. without objection, the committee stands adjourned. >> coming up on the c-span, progress towards arnold palmer a congressional gold metal, followed by retiring california representative jerry lewis talking about his career. later, "washington journal." >> today on "washington journal," will talk about the latest on the so-called fiscal cliff with stan colander and joshua gordon. that is followed by a look at president obama's cabinet for a second term. our guest is david jackson. then a look at what is n
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